January 29, 1924 ~ January 27, 2011
Phyllis Lorraine Hildreth died January 27, 2011 at Rosewood on Broadway at the age of 86.
Phyllis was born January 29, 1924 in Argusville, North Dakota to Guy and Bessie Hildreth. She graduated from Argusville High School in 1942 where she was an outstanding athlete setting a basketball record which stood for many years and was eventually broken by a Hildreth relative. After graduation she and her future sister-in-law, Dorothy Hildreth, went to work at Swan Island Shipyards in Portland, Oregon for the war effort. After a year, they returned to Argusville for a short time and then Phyllis went to Salinas, California to visit friends. While there, she met and fell in love with Kenneth Goodyear and on June 6, 1944 they were married in Salinas, California. After the war, they returned to Argusville and then settled in Fargo when Ken secured employment with the newly formed North Dakota Air National Guard. Phyllis raised three boys and also worked for the Veteran's Administration Hospital for many years in various capacities retiring in 1984.
Phyllis is survived by her sons, Kenneth Jr. (Jan), John (Char), James (Marcia); five grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her husband Kenneth, brothers Henry, Ralph, and John, a baby daughter, and a baby great-granddaughter.